Course Overview

This course introduces you to the fundamental building blocks of the fixed income market, exposing you to the basic principles of bonds, pricing of bonds, duration and convexity as well as bond yields and bond yield curves.

Who should enrol?

  • Treasury Market Staff

  • Global Market Staff

  • Audit Staff

  • Credit and Risk Staff

  • Banking Staff

Course curriculum

    1. Course Overview

    2. Course outline

    1. Introduction

    2. Bond Characteristics

    3. Types of Bonds

    1. Pricing Bonds

    2. Clean and Dirty Pricing

    3. Par, Premium and Discounts

    1. Risks Associated with Bonds

    2. Duration and Convexity

    3. Yield Curves

    1. Test your knowledge

    1. Congrats! Heres's what's next...

    2. Before you go...

About this course

  • $299.00
  • 14 lessons
  • 1.5 hours of video content

Topics Covered

  • Basic Principles of the Fixed Income Market

  • Pricing Bonds

  • Par, Premium and Discounts

  • Risks

  • Duration and Convexity

  • Bond Curves


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Meet who you will learn with

Lisa Ann Morris

Course Director

Lisa started work in the financial markets in 1998, primarily in the treasury dealing rooms at Standard Bank and later Rand Merchant Bank. Specialising in structured derivative products, her main focus was offering foreign exchange derivatives as structured solutions which later broadened into interest rate and commodity derivatives. FX options are her greatest passion. Her workshops are well attended throughout South Africa, Botswana, Kenya and other neighbouring regions.

Social proof: testimonials

“A great refresher!”

Debbie Hite | Nedbank South Africa | Senior Dealer

“Great introduction course!”

Phathu Matamela | Nedbank south Africa | Trainee Dealer

“Execellent course, I would highly recommend”

Siphosomhle Kamkam | Absa Africa | FX Trader

“The workshop was informative and helped me to gain a better understanding of trade and treasury products that will help me to cross sell to my clients.”

Shazmir Dhanji | Equity Bank Kenya | Business Growth

“The workshop was a great refresher and eye opener of treasury products. It improve my knowledge and skills in treasury product as we encounter/engage clients in the market. Handling clients dealing with international trade and FX made easier. I highly recommend the course to all staff in front office and marketing for cross selling and advisory services.”

Reuben Kimutai Ruttoh | Equity Bank Kenya | Business Growth

“It was very detailed, informative and would highly recommend attending.”

Irene Wanjiru Irungu | Equity Bank Kenya | Business Growth

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